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The Genius of Birds



An award-winning science writer tours the globe to reveal what makes birds capable of such extraordinary feats of mental prowess
 
Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores their newly discovered brilliance and how it came about.

As she travels around the world to the most cutting-edge frontiers…

The Genius Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781101980842
ISBN 13 : 1101980842

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The ..


The Genius Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781472114372
ISBN 13 : 147211437X

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence..


The Genius Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781925307146
ISBN 13 : 192530714X

For decades, people have written off birds as largely witless, driven by instinct and capable of only the simplest mental processes. But this just isn't true. In fact, according to..


Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are

ISBN 10 : 9780393246193
ISBN 13 : 0393246191

A New York Times Bestseller From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal, a groundbreaking work on animal intelligence destined to become a classic. What separates..


The Wisdom Of Big Bird And The Dark Genius Of Oscar The Grouch

ISBN 10 : 9780307417541
ISBN 13 : 0307417549

An inspiring message for all ages: Find your inner bird. If you’re looking for wisdom and joy in your life, go straight to Sesame Street and heed the words of its most beloved an..


The Thing With Feathers

ISBN 10 : 9780698152731
ISBN 13 : 0698152735

An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world—and deep connection with humanity. Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their in..


Baby Birds

ISBN 10 : 9780544207776
ISBN 13 : 0544207777

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in bird nests, or what happens after a fledgling leaves the nest, come along on Julie’s sensitive exploration of often-uncharted ornitholog..